Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 423 463 426
Rank change year-on-year +40 -37 +16
Contract jobs citing CCIE 151 157 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.48% 2.15% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 124
London median daily rate £488 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -6.84% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £331
90th Percentile £594 £609 £650
England median daily rate £488 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +11.43% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £46.25 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £56.25

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,094 7,300 7,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.67% 16.15% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,011 4,721 4,790
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £278 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.44% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 199 167
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +7.69% +2.47%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.20 £13.31
90th Percentile £58.10 £49.25 £48.20
England median hourly rate £36.00 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.73% +9.47%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +42 40 £475 +21.79% 7
West London +6 11 £475 +15.15% 2
East London +5 1 £250 - 3
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 151 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (77.48%) Cisco
3 95 (62.91%) CCNP
4 81 (53.64%) Firewall
5 75 (49.67%) WAN
6 61 (40.40%) BGP
6 61 (40.40%) Data Centre
7 60 (39.74%) LAN
8 54 (35.76%) Wireless
9 49 (32.45%) OSPF
10 48 (31.79%) Network Security
11 47 (31.13%) VPN
12 44 (29.14%) CCNA
13 43 (28.48%) MPLS
13 43 (28.48%) Finance
14 40 (26.49%) CheckPoint
14 40 (26.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (25.17%) Network Design
16 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
16 35 (23.18%) Palo Alto
17 32 (21.19%) Telecoms
18 31 (20.53%) Migration
19 30 (19.87%) EIGRP
19 30 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (19.87%) F5
20 29 (19.21%) Internet
21 28 (18.54%) Network Management
22 27 (17.88%) DNS
23 25 (16.56%) Load Balancing
24 24 (15.89%) Juniper

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.96%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) AWS
2 18 (11.92%) Azure
3 6 (3.97%) GCP
4 4 (2.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (53.64%) Firewall
2 75 (49.67%) WAN
3 61 (40.40%) BGP
4 60 (39.74%) LAN
5 54 (35.76%) Wireless
6 49 (32.45%) OSPF
7 48 (31.79%) Network Security
8 47 (31.13%) VPN
9 43 (28.48%) MPLS
10 40 (26.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
12 30 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (19.87%) EIGRP
13 29 (19.21%) Internet
14 27 (17.88%) DNS
15 24 (15.89%) VoIP
16 23 (15.23%) Ethernet
17 21 (13.91%) Cisco ISE
18 20 (13.25%) DHCP
18 20 (13.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 43 (28.48%) Finance
2 32 (21.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
4 7 (4.64%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.64%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Electronics
6 3 (1.99%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (52.32%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (17.22%) Architect
4 19 (12.58%) Network Architect
5 17 (11.26%) Security Engineer
6 16 (10.60%) Consultant
6 16 (10.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (9.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (9.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (8.61%) Network Consultant
9 11 (7.28%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Design Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Designer
12 8 (5.30%) Network Designer
13 7 (4.64%) Security Architect
14 6 (3.97%) Principal Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Principal Network Engineer
15 5 (3.31%) Data Centre Consultant
15 5 (3.31%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.62%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.99%) JSON
3 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.32%) XMPP
3 2 (1.32%) YAML
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.66%) JSP
4 1 (0.66%) Node.js
4 1 (0.66%) Servlets
4 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.96%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.30%) PKI
5 7 (4.64%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.99%) IPTV
6 3 (1.99%) Tandem
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) e-Health
8 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) SCADA
8 1 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.28%) Unix
2 10 (6.62%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.17%) Network Design
2 31 (20.53%) Migration
3 28 (18.54%) Network Management
4 25 (16.56%) Load Balancing
5 17 (11.26%) Project Management
6 15 (9.93%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
7 14 (9.27%) Network Architecture
8 13 (8.61%) Network Virtualisation
9 12 (7.95%) ITIL
10 11 (7.28%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (6.62%) Project Delivery
12 9 (5.96%) B2B
12 9 (5.96%) High Availability
12 9 (5.96%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.64%) DDoS Mitigation
14 7 (4.64%) Low Latency
14 7 (4.64%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.28%) Python
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.66%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (62.91%) CCNP
3 44 (29.14%) CCNA
4 20 (13.25%) CCDP
5 16 (10.60%) JNCIE
6 12 (7.95%) CCDA
6 12 (7.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 12 (7.95%) Degree
7 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.30%) CCSA
9 7 (4.64%) JNCIP
9 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.97%) BC Cleared
10 6 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (3.97%) CCIE Service Provider
10 6 (3.97%) CCSP
10 6 (3.97%) CCVP
11 5 (3.31%) CCIE Data Center
11 5 (3.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.99%) Docker
3 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) Firmware
4 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.65%) Ansible
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.99%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.99%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.32%) Iperf
5 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.32%) Puppet
5 2 (1.32%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.66%) Icinga
6 1 (0.66%) Kibana
6 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.66%) logstash
6 1 (0.66%) RANCID
6 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (77.48%) Cisco
2 40 (26.49%) CheckPoint
3 35 (23.18%) Palo Alto
4 30 (19.87%) F5
5 24 (15.89%) Juniper
6 15 (9.93%) VMware
7 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
9 12 (7.95%) Meraki
9 12 (7.95%) Riverbed
10 10 (6.62%) Infoblox
11 9 (5.96%) Aruba
11 9 (5.96%) Citrix
12 7 (4.64%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.64%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.97%) Arista
14 5 (3.31%) Google
14 5 (3.31%) WatchGuard
15 4 (2.65%) HP
15 4 (2.65%) Twitter